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Councils taking charge: a comprehensive approach to supporting a smokefree future

Councils taking charge: A comprehensive approach to supporting a smokefree generation

These case studies describe the efforts of local councils working towards a smokefree future for their communities.

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BCF Support Programme - Insight and learning report: Scoping Diagnostic Report

Better Care Fund Support Programme: Scoping diagnostic support - insight and learning report

The following report sets out key themes drawn from insights gathered through the Better Care Fund Support Programme Scoping Diagnostic work with several local systems in Spring/Summer 2023.

Engagement with the tobacco industry: guidance for local government

Engagement with the tobacco industry: Guidance for local government

This publication is relevant to all local government officers and elected representatives who may be approached to interact with either the tobacco industry or people who have affiliations with the tobacco industry.

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The Care Act 2014 and unpaid carers: A handy summary

A summary of the key principles of the Care Act 2014, setting out the universal and specific duties for councils in supporting unpaid carers.

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Integrated Care Partnerships: Driving the future vision for health and care

A joint report from the LGA and The NHS Confederation on common themes and key characteristics of effective Integrated Care Partnerships.

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The return of the regulator: What adult social care needs to know

We commissioned some rapid learning from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) pilots through interviews with five directors of adult social care.

reparing for adulthood - Young people with a learning disability and autistic young people

Preparing for adulthood: Young people with a learning disability and autistic young people

What does the law say? A legal guide for council staff including lawyers and social workers

Maintaining our momentum: public health in local government

Maintaining our momentum: Public health in local government

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the transfer of public health from primary care trusts to local government. We speak to key figures closest to the reforms on what they think has worked well, what can be improved on and learnings to take forward for the future.

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Work health and growth - a guide for local councils

Work, health and growth: A guide for local councils

This briefing provides local councillors with a strong business case to improve work and health and economic growth outcomes in their local council. The focus is on supporting people to stay in work; helping people return to work; and helping people who are not in work to find employment.

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Establishing modern slavery risk assessment and due diligence in adult social care – a commissioning officer’s guide

This guide is aimed at commissioning officers and managers within local authority adult social care teams.

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